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  • IT usage report shows cloud-based apps are a reality in the enterprise

    Centrix Software, a leading expert in workspace management, today revealed results of its latest IT end-user report. The cloud-based application usage research shows that cloud-based apps are a reality in the enterprise, with nearly 90% of today’s organisations using them. However, it’s also highlighted there’s still much confusion around how the move to the cloud should be prioritised, which app types are most suitable, who pays for cloud apps, and what the top risks are.

    By RealWire
    Posted: January 30, 2015

  • Akamai Q4 2014 State of the Internet - Security Report

    Summary: Number of DDoS attacks nearly doubled in a year Expanded global DDoS traffic sources Nearly half of all DDoS attacks used multiple attack vectors AMSTERDAM. - January 29, 2015  - Akamai Technologies, Inc, the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced the availability of the Q4 2014 State of the Internet - Security Report. The report is produced by Akamai's Prolexic Security…

    By RealWire
    Posted: January 29, 2015

  • What is the Weakest Link in Network Security?

    What is the Weakest Link in Network Security?

    Companies and their IT departments must focus on proactive techniques in order to meet future security risks head on. Relying on traditional preventative software alone can no longer be a company's only option when it comes to data breaches and other malicious network security attacks.

    By Rick Delgado
    Posted: January 29, 2015

  • DNN Continues the Journey Beyond Web Content Management with Evoq 8

    DNN Continues the Journey Beyond Web Content Management with Evoq 8

    The first time I heard the mention of customer experience management was at CMS Expo 2012. In one of the sessions, Robert Rose spent much of his time at the Expo warning the audience that content management systems need to do more than just content management. Rose believed experience management needed to be given a higher priority over web content management. Yesterday, DNN announced with Evoq 8 they are now ready to "move beyond web content management" and enable "marketers to publish, personalize, and measure content anywhere online". The improvements in Evoq 8 are focused on today's marketing needs for better customer engagement. 

    Evoq 8 allows DNN to introduce to its customers integration with cloud content repositories, real-time personalization, content analytics, and advocacy marketing capabilities. To be honest, many of these features and improvements in Evoq 8 are features we have seen in other modern content management platforms. This is why some critics have suggested that "DNN is making this transition rather late in the game, at a point when there are a number of tools for content marketing". The criticism is understandable, but the term "late" to describe Evoq 8 or DNN is inaccurate.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: January 28, 2015

  • Avere Introduces Cloud Snapshots, Providing a Simple and Inexpensive Method for Cloud-based Disaster Recovery

    Avere Systems, a leading provider of enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud, today announced the introduction of Cloud Snapshots to the Avere 4.5 operating system. 

    By RealWire
    Posted: January 27, 2015

  • EPiServer and Ektron Merge to Support Digital Experience Platform in the Cloud

    EPiServer and Ektron Merge to Support Digital Experience Platform in the Cloud

    Stockholm-based EPiServer and Nashua, New Hampshire-based Ektron today announced the two companies have merged to create a new global digital experience leader of scale, with potent technology capabilities and a broad partner ecosystem. The combined company is backed by technology-focused private equity investment firm Accel-KKR.

    The combined company, which will operate under the EPiServer name and continue to use the Ektron and EPiServer brands, has a vibrant community of more than 8,800 customers in some 30 countries backed by a robust network of more than 880 partners. It provides marketers, digital and online teams with the power, insight and agility to act on a business moment, and the confidence to realize their aspirations with a technology foundation that supports more than 30,000 websites worldwide.

    By RealWire
    Posted: January 27, 2015

  • North Plains: Over-reliance on email to manage digital assets

    North Plains has announced the results of independent research around how marketing and other business professionals manage the wide variety of digital assets that make up their campaigns and communication strategies.

    The results found that while every single respondent thinks digital asset management is important and the majority can see areas where they’d like to improve asset management, there is still an over-reliance on email to share, track and distribute assets (70% of respondents).

    However, 43% are looking at implementing digital asset management systems to improve access control, while 52% have systems that they are seeking to improve.

    By RealWire
    Posted: January 23, 2015

  • Nuxeo Platform gets on the fast track with FT 7.1

    Nuxeo Platform gets on the fast track with FT 7.1

    This week, Nuxeo announced the availability of Nuxeo Platform Fast Track 7.1 (FT 7.1).  The Nuxeo Platform is the company's flagship product, a "highly customizable and extensible content management platform for building business applications". FT 7.1 follows November's release of Long Term Support (LTS) 6.0 and continues a very aggressive roadmap of continuous improvements for the platform leading up to LTS 8.0 by year's end. 

    Among the platform enhancements and improvements are a new service for metadata read and write on binaries, computed image views, extended field constraints, a new reference engine and a streamlined workflow graph editor.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: January 22, 2015

  • Pond5 Launches the Public Domain Project With 75,000 Free Media Clips

    Pond5, the world’s leading online marketplace for royalty-free video footage, announced today the launch of the Pond5 Public Domain Project, the first library of free public domain content designed specifically for media makers. The initial collection includes 10,000 video clips, 65,000 photos, thousands of sound recordings, and hundreds of 3D models.

    By RealWire
    Posted: January 20, 2015

  • Become a Better Marketer with Big Data

    Become a Better Marketer with Big Data

    Technology is getting faster and smarter. Computers are now able to recognize and learn patterns, and make decisions in real-time. Their improved analytic and decision-making abilities allow them to outperform humans in areas such as medical diagnoses, legal recognition and customized marketing campaigns.

    The era of big data has only furthered the usefulness of computers. Marketers now have massive amounts of customer information at their disposal. Using big data analytics allows markers to gain deeper insights and create more detailed models to improve marketing strategies. However, this isn’t an easy transition. Traditionally, marketers had pieces of information about their audience and ads, but mainly relied on intuition when making decisions and building business strategies.

    By Gil Allouche
    Posted: January 15, 2015

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